The Ghosts of Fleet Street – And a Really Dead Octopus

Halloween’s Immersive adventure was part theatre spectacle, part history lesson. It was a “ghost walk” of sorts, put on by UnrealCityAudio to introduce us to the “Ghosts of Fleet Street.” The tour weaves its way around Fleet Street telling the story of the press and publishing through the ages. Along the route we meet several […]

Vintage Ventures – The Secret Underground Bunker

Open House London is pretty much my favourite time of year in London. If you’re not familiar with it, check out the premise here. One of the most exciting buildings to see and explore in 2013 was the incredible World War II Standby Cabinet War Room at Dollis Hill – often called the Neasden Secret […]

The Only Boy In The World – Underground with The Bunker

The immersive theatre adventure this week took us out of the streets of London and into the trenches of the first World War, for Jethro Compton’s The Bunker: Morgana and Agamemnon at the Southwark Playhouse. It is described as: Enter the trenches of World War One in an immersive experience from the producer of Belt Up […]

Sketches – Leslie Green’s Ghost Stations

Leslie Green was a British architect who was tasked with designing stations for three London underground lines under construction. At the time they were known as the Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway (today’s Piccadilly line), The Baker Street and Waterloo railway (today’s sensible named Bakerloo line) and the Charing Cross, Euston and Hampstead Railway […]

Vintage Ventures – Part One of North London’s Abandoned Stations

The latest round of tube visits and ventures are taken from the absolute bible for tube worshippers, Ben Pedroche’s ‘Do Not Alight Here’ and will include a history of and photos of the abandoned stations from his Camden Borough Part 1 walk. What won’t be included are any directions or guidance to get to the […]

Abandoned Senningen Zoo – Luxembourg

The Senningen Zoo was opened in 1968 in Senningen, Luxembourg. Despite its extremely remote location, it is reported that in it’s first year of business it was host to 125,000 visitors. There is almost nothing available online that describes the Zoo, or its operation, until we hit the mid-seventies- when the zoo was hit with accusations […]